car dealer bond agent…..cheat the government…..go to prison

Former agent who pocketed insurance premiums pleads guilty to fraud   Media Calls Only: 916-492-3566 Former agent who pocketed insurance premiums pleads guilty to fraud WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – Thomas Henry Morris, 72, pleaded guilty to one felony count of insurance fraud after he collected premiums and failed to pay …

car dealer education from TriStar

DEALER EDUCATION PROGRAM Applicants applying for a used dealer or dealer-wholesale only must attend a dealer education program and pass a written examination administered by the Department of Motor Vehicles before submitting their application (11704.5 CVC). The purpose of this program is to ensure that applicants are aware of the laws …

car dealers…..you must consider salespersons as employees or independent contractors

  Larry Miles, senior attorney with The Miles Law Firm, recently won an important decision for the California auction industry involving the question of whether auto auctioneers are employees or independent contractors.  Arguing that auto auctioneers are sufficiently unique in their skills and independent in their work to justify being …

car dealer photoshoot mandatory

PHOTOGRAPH PROCEDURES IMPORTANT NOTE: The department will perform on site inspections to conirm the contents of photographs. Submission of fraudulent application form(s) and/or photograph(s) is grounds to refuse to issue this and any subsequent license. − Photographs must be clear enough to ensure compliance with requirements. − Each photograph must …

car dealers…..you must consider paying overtime to your salespersons

 BY LAWRENCE MILES   The California Court of Appeal has sided with CarMax in a key decision involving the “sales commission” exemption to California’s overtime law.   In Areso v. Carmax, Inc., the Court held that a pay plan that had a base payment plus “commissions” of about $150 per vehicle sold satisfied the exemption requirements. California law …

2017 contact list for your california dmv car dealer licensing inspector

DMV HEADQUARTERS FOR DEALER LICENSING 916-229-3126 +++++ BAKERSFIELD DMV DEALER LICENSE INSPECTOR OFFICE 559-445-5304 CHICO DMV DEALER LICENSE INSPECTOR OFFICE 916-262-2563 COMMERCE DMV DEALER LICENSE INSPECTOR OFFICE 323-838-2711 COVINA DMV DEALER LICENSE INSPECTOR OFFICE 626-974-7140 EL CERRITO DMV DEALER LICENSE INSPECTOR OFFICE 510-231-7818 FAIRFIELD DMV DEALER LICENSE INSPECTOR OFFICE 707-864-4759 FRESNO DMV DEALER LICENSE INSPECTOR …

DMV requires repossessions to be done by licensed agencies

Frequently Asked Questions – Repossession Agency (RA) How long after the application is submitted will it take to process?The complete processing of the application may take approximately three to six months. What forms must be included in the application package? Application for License (Form 31A-4) Personal Identification (Form 31A-9) The …

every car dealer license holder MUST have an office

Established Place of Business: Posting 11709.  (a) A dealer’s established place of business, and other sites or locations as may be operated and maintained by the dealer in conjunction with his or her established place of business, shall have posted, in a place conspicuous to the public in each and every …